Table of Contents
Vol. 19, No. 5
2008 Salary Survey
Supply management professionals continue to be in demand, and their incomes reflect this, according to ISM's third annual compensation survey.
David Schultz, C.P.M.
More Than A Game
An innovative supply management training tool offers a competitive advantage for tomorrow's leaders in this profession, with future applications possible for global enterprises.
Take Control Of Your Career
These proactive strategies will enable you to meet, and surpass, your long-term professional goals.
Does Your Compensation Stack Up?
Editor's Page: Supply Management Buzz
Our annual salary survey provides invaluable information for supply professionals, concerning both their position as well as those of their key staff.
Cost Reduction A Priority
Executive Access To The Chair
Your feedback from a recent survey reinforces the importance of cost reduction in today's economic climate.
Lisa Martin, C.P.M.
Start An Execution Revolution
Out In Front: Leading People, Leading Organizations
Goals and mission statements don't mean a thing if people can't back up the words with action. Here are several suggestions on how you can encourage your staff to "get it done" every day.
A Blueprint For LCCS Start-Ups
Tapping Into ... Global Sourcing — Selecting Suppliers
While there are always risks in global sourcing, proper research and apt utilization of cultural experts during the initial phases can make a big difference.
Rajib Saha and Sudripto De
Keep Your IT People Happy
Tech-Know: Tech Issues for the Decision-Making Supply Professional
For organizations looking to retain their best information technology employees, integrated career development can be a true stop-loss measure.
Litigation In China
Legal Briefs: Supply Management's Legal Issues
Supply management professionals can successfully bring a case against a Chinese supplier, but many obstacles must be overcome.
Michael E. Burke and Evelyn M. Suarez
Update Old-School SRM
Ex Propriis: Contemplation And Thoughts — (Translated from Latin) "Of One's Own Resources"
Education is the key to updating your employees' outdated attitudes about supplier relationship management.
A Benchmark Of Printing Costs
CAPS Research: Promoting Supply Management's Best Practices
This recent study may help you evaluate your expenditures in the print category, which is often a major line item in any organization's budget.
D. Steven Wade
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